A homeless man allegedly shot by a store employee in the Haight following a dispute that began over a Chihuahua is suing the store’s owners, saying the incident left him permanently disabled.
Attorneys for Michael Stafford, who frequented Fred’s New Lite Market before the Feb. 9 shooting, filed the civil lawsuit in San Francisco Superior Court on April 6. Read More
The Haight Street merchant accused of shooting a customer in the back during a spat over a chubby Chihuahua was sent back to jail Tuesday after his bail was raised.
A judge granted prosecutors’ request to increase 43-year-old Sam Kazzouh’s bail from $50,000 to $300,000, according to the San Francisco District Attorney’s Office. Read More
A 24-year-old man had just walked out of a store on Haight Street in San Francisco when a robber ripped his purchase out of his hands.
But instead of clothing or any other wares, it was another product that the man was carrying: medical marijuana.People who buy the drug at dispensaries in San Francisco can be prime targets for thieves. Read More
Four months after voters approved the sit-lie ordinance, San Franciscans still await police enforcement. So some Haight Street merchants have taken matters into their own hands, which is working but provoking a backlash.Some shop windows now display signs warning passersby not to sit or lie on the sidewalks in front of their business. But street kids and other opponents of the law are combating these measures with pro-loitering graffiti painted directly on area sidewalks. Read More
A man was robbed of an ounce of pot and a baggie of hash after leaving a medical marijuana dispensary in San Francisco on Tuesday, police said.A crook ripped the pot from the 24-year-old victim’s hands around 6:30 p.m. in the 300 block of Haight Street, police said. The suspect, described only as a man between 18 and 20 years old, fled on foot.The victim was not injured, police said. Read More
A 29-year-old man was arrested for dumping his excrement on a parked police car at Haight Street and Masonic Avenue on Wednesday.The suspect was captured on surveillance video emptying his colostomy bag on the patrol car at around 5 p.m., police said.After watching the surveillance footage, cops scoured the neighborhood for the San Francisco man. He was found and arrested him for disorderly conduct and for creating a public nuisance, police said. Read More
A bicyclist was fighting for her life after being struck by a car on Haight Street on Saturday, police said.The 42-year-old cyclist was riding in the wrong direction westbound on Haight Street when she was struck by a car headed southbound on Masonic Avenue just past 6 p.m., police said.The woman suffered a head injury that was considered life threatening, and a leg fracture. She was rushed to San Francisco General Hospital, police said. Read More
A 15-year-old boy was arrested for hawking marijuana in the Upper Haight neighborhood on Saturday, police said.The teen was cited at Haight and Shrader streets around 7:25 p.m.The boy was released to his mother, police firstname.lastname@example.org
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An apparently crabby cabbie beat and robbed a Haight-Ashbury woman after she disputed the taxi fare on Sunday, the woman told police.The woman said she was being dropped off at Scott and Haight streets around 5:10 a.m. when she told the taxi driver the fare wasn’t fair.She left the car and began walking away when the cabbie “chased her on foot, pushed her to the ground, beat her and took her wallet and keys,” police said. Read More
Police say a Haight Street merchant shot and critically injured a man in front of his store Wednesday during a dispute over the victim’s Chihuahua. Read More